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Tuesday, November 11, 2014

New  "Spool-N-Around"
Applique Tablerunner or Wallhanging

    
"Spool-N-Around was one of New York States favorite 2014 Row by Row patterns. It is now available Country wide in pattern form for both Cotton and Wool Applique. Great pattern to for the country prim decor. The wool sample was stitched in lush Valdani variegated threads.

This pattern is available at many of the shops listed in our blog 
in the left column. 
All photos and designs are copyrighted in this blog. Please respect the designer



Sunday, October 12, 2014

New  "Thistle Dew"
   Wool Applique Gathering and Shoulder Bag

            

"Thistle Dew" is just perfect to make as a gift or maybe even make two and keep one set for yourself. The pattern includes a Gathering Bag to hang on the wall finished with a twig handle, plus a Shoulder Bag that is just perfect for evening or lunch with the girls after shop hopping all day.   It was designed with lush hand dyed wools on a simple black  background and accented with variegated Valdani thread. Simple embroidery stitching gives this piece that wow effect.

This pattern is available at many of the shops
listed in our blog in the left column. 
All photos and designs are copyrighted in this blog. Please respect the designer
 New "Snow Kids"
on a Skiing Adventure with Scotty
Wool Applique Wallhanging 11" by 22 

    


Remember Sandie and Sammie Snow last years favorite Wool Applique Snowman patterns? As promised we have added to the series with the "Snow Kids". Along with the Kids; Sonnie and Stanley is the pet dog Scotty. They are on a skiing adventure with even a pair of skis in the background. This piece was created with hand dyed and textured wool. Accent with Valdani Threads.  If you haven't met Sandie and Sammie..scroll down and met them.



"Sandie Snow"
Wool Applique Mat (13" diameter) and Mitten Garland
"Sammie Snow"
Wool Applique Wallhanging 12" by 19.5"
 



These pattern are available at many of the shops
listed in our blog in the left column. 
All photos and designs are copyrighted in this blog. Please respect the designer


Tuesday, September 16, 2014

New Fall Oak 'n Berry Wool Applique Pattern Release


New  "Oak'nBerry"
Wool Applique Tablerunner
Finished Size 14" by  21" 

           
    
"Oak 'n Berry" is a perfect table runner for the fall season right through to Thanksgiving. It was designed with lush hand dyed wools on a simple black scalloped shape background and accented with variegated Valdani thread. Simple embrodiery stitching gives this piece that wow effect.
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This pattern is available at many of the shops
listed in our blog in the left column. 

All photos and designs are copyrighted in this blog. Please respect the designer.

Wool Applique Stovepipe Snowman Pattern Tote Bag, Smart Phone Case and Eye Glass Case New 2014 Release

New "Stovepipe Snowman Collection"
3 Patterns in One 

Wool Applique Tote Bag. Smart Phone Case and Eyeglass Case 
 
 
Snowman Lovers will just love this project that includes; a handy tote bag perfect to take along for the day, a handy Smart Phone Case with an extra pocket inside for credit cards or a few needful sewing items, plus a eye case.  Just a perfect gift idea for the snowfolks in your life. Stovepipe Snowman was designed with textured and hand dyed wools. We also used Valdani threads on this project.
 
This pattern is available at many of the shops
listed in our blog in the left column. 
All photos and designs are copyrighted in this blog. Please respect the designer.

Sunday, August 10, 2014

New Wool Applique Snowman Runner Pattern Snowman Parade


 New "Snowman Parade"
Wool Applique Table Runner or 5 individual projects.
 
   

 
"Snowman Parade" is a versatile pattern that extends the opportunity to use a combination of textured patterns and hand dyed wool for this applique project or use of flannels combined with wool. 
 
This patterns is designed as a long table runner or wallhanging..but is perfect to use individual panels as gathering bags, pillows, or combine panels into individual small accent wallhangings. The pattern comes with easy instructions and fully illustrated step by step instructions.
 
 This pattern is available at many of the shops listed in our blog in the left column. 
 
All photos and designs are copyrighted in this blog. Please respect the designer.


 
Here is just a sampling of other Snowman Patterns we offer...
 
  
"Sandie Snow"
Wool Applique Mat (13" diameter) and Mitten Garland
"Sammie Snow"
Wool Applique Wallhanging 12" by 19.5"
  
"Krispy Snowdays"
Wool Applique Wallhanging(8" by 16.5") and Gathering Bag
      
              
"Scrapyard Snowman & Co."
Wool Applique Wallhanging(8" by 24") and Gathering Bag
  
                     

 

New 2014 Fall Wool Applique Pattern Harvest Moon with Crows Perfect for Halloween



 
New  "Harvest Moon" Pattern Release
Wool Applique Tablerunner Finished Size 12" by  28" 
 
 
"Harvest Moon" has an illusion of Halloween, but may be displayed through the fall season in celebration of crispy fall evenings. It was designed with hand dyed wools on a simple black background and accented with variegated Valdani thread. Perfect piece for beginner stitcher's, or the advance stitcher looking for a quick and easy weekend project.The pattern includes; easy instructions, lots of step by step illustrations
 
This pattern is available at many of the shops listed in our blog in the left column. 
 
All photos and designs are copyrighted in this blog. Please respect the designer.


 
Here is just a sampling of many more Fall Patterns we offer..  


 
"Flocking Crows"
 Wool Applique  Table Runner or Wallhanging 12" by 36"
"Floral Melody"
 Wool Applique Table Runner 11" by 24"
 
"Autumn Splendor"
Wool Applique Table Runner 12" by 36" 
 
 
"Rustlin Leaves"
Wool Applique Wallhanging 18" by 18"
 
"Spooky Halloween Garland"
Wool Applique
 
  
"Sweet Necter"
Wool Applique Candlemat 10.5" by 10.25"
 
 
"Fallin Leaves"
Wool Applique Candlemat  10" by 10" 
 
"Sunflower Daze"
Wool Applique Wall Hanging 11" by 27"
 
 
"Bittersweet Days"
Wool Applique Table Mat (22" by 22") and Gathering Bag
 
 "Birds in Bloom"
Wool Applique Wallhanging 11" by 30"
 

 
 
 

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Row by Row Experience Shop Hop across the US July - August Free Applique Quilt Patterns

Crane Design is please to share "Row by Row" Shop Hop Rows from many of our clients from New England to the Mid West.
 
The Row by Row experience is nationwide event and offers quilters the opportunity to collect as many Row by Row free patterns to create your very own quilt. The Shop Hop starts July 1st and ends the 31st of August. So while traveling the country this summer we hope you visit many of the 1000's of shops across the country. Check out the Row by Row Experience to find other participating shops in travels and prizes offered.
 
The shops below offer many of Crane Design Patterns so when you are visiting you might want to check them out.
 
Below are samples of the shops rows that they will be offering a Free pattern for. Included is the state the shops are located along with links to their websites for store location and hours.
 
We wish every one a happy summer shop hopping across the USA
 
A rich combination row of Americana pieced rows with a touch of applique, just love the , available at...  
The Quilted Crow Boxborough, Massachusetts 
 Free Pattern and Kits available
 
 
 
Fabulous combination of Quilting & Wool Applique was created for this Country Primmie row, available at...  
Piecemakers Quilt Shop Hackensack Minnesota 
 Free Pattern and Kits available
 
 
Learn sashiko stitching with this amazing Summertime row, available at...  
Knit One Quilt Too,  Barrington Rhode Island
 Free Pattern and Kits available
 
 
Lovely combination of cottons, wool and hand dyed velvets, available at...
The Hen House Charlotte Michigan
Free Pattern and Kits available
 


A fabulous Americana Row with a combination of quilt blocks and applique, available at...
The Quilt Rack, North Platte Nebraska
Free Pattern and Kits available

 
Fabulous Fall row with pumpkins, sunflowers in quaint spool holders, available at...  
Quilted Crow, Harpursville New York
Free Pattern and Kits available
 
 
 Perfect Summertime flower pots in a row with 3D posies, available at...
Bear's Paw Fabrics, Towson Maryland
Free Pattern and Kits available
 
 
 A wagon full of Pumpkins for a perfect Fall Day, available at...
Log Cabin Fabrics,Selkirk, New York
Free Pattern and Kits available
 
 
A perfect Winter Row of Snowballs of varies sizes, done with Snowman prints, available at
Mountain Creek Quilt Shop, Greenback, Tennessee
Free Pattern and Kits available


Snowflakes are a beautiful illusion this summer to keep you cool, this row is available at
Calico Gals, Syracuse, NY
 Free Pattern and Kits available



Three quaint pieced row houses with a touch of applique, this row is available at
The Sewing Room, Redding, CA
 Free Pattern and Kits available
 

Thursday, June 5, 2014

NYS Row by Row at the Quilted Crow Harpursville NY Free Pattern & Applique Pattern Giveaway

Peg at the "Quilted Crow"  54 Cafferty Rd. Harpursville, NY is busy getting the store ready for the NYS Row by Row Experience starting July 1st through the end of August. This years free pattern theme is "Spool-N-Around".

 
Peg and I designed this fun row that reflects our love of Crows and Sunflowers. Kits are available..so we hope you stop in and visit this summer during your summer travels.

Peg, offers a fabulous selection of Civil War fabrics, many of the newest 2014 Moda fabric collections on the market, New Christmas fabrics, flannels, Kits and BOM's..plus a  super collection of wool for wool applique and rug hooking, plus punchneedle kits and supplies. The store is just filled with lots of samples..

Nestled in the Quilted Crows cozy cabin is over 40 samples of Crane Design Wool and Punchneedle patterns. Below is just a few photos of my samples displayed.

When you stop in this summer mention that you saw this feature on the Crane Design Blog and your name will be entered to win a Free Crane Design Wool Applique Pattern or Punchneedle Pattern. Winners will be announced the first week of September. You must stop and fill out an entry blank at the Quilted Crow in Harpursville to enter to win. 

Looking forward to seeing you soon...jan of Crane Design



 
Country Primmie Homespun and Wool Applique Sheep and Rabbit Pillows
 "Country Friends"
 
 
Wool Applique Floral Runner and Cottage
 Charm Candlemat with Dragonfly's and Cattails
 
 
Wall of Wool Applique Wallhangings included are some of our Top Sellers
Cardinal Chattering, Sammie Snow and Sunflower Daze
 
 
Ocean Breeze the latest Crane Design applique release
with trapunto shells..you can almost hear the surf and
 feel the sand between your toes.
 
 
Punchneedle designs for the Nature Lovers to Halloween and Christmas
 
 
Our samples offer a great selection of ways to display punchneedle creations from Ditty Bags, to Framed with Barn wood to Country Paddles to Boxes to small Pillows..how much fun.
 
 
Opps, a few more Wool Applique Candlemats...
just perfect for every season or to give a a gift.

Monday, May 5, 2014

New Wool Applique Pattern Release "English Flower Garden" Wallhanging



 
"English Flower Garden"
Wool Applique Wallhanging
 
 
"English Flower Garden" is the perfect way to bring the garden indoors all year long. This piece was designed with three wool applique panels and framed with Flannel, but could easily be done with Cotton or Wool. 

We used Valdani 3 Strand Variegated Thread giving the piece extra depth in the design.

This pattern may be purchased at many of the fine shops listed in this blog.
 
Note: Please respect the designer, all photos and patterns in this blog are copyright and may not be copied.

New Seashell Wool Applique Pattern Release " Ocean Breeze" with Trapunto Accents

 
 
"Ocean Breeze"
 


 
This wool applique candlemat is just perfect for patio entertaining, the beach house or cottage decor. We used a combination of hand dyed and textured wool. Plus a fun technique called Trapunto on the shells.  Trapunto gives a dimensional look by gently stuffing the shells..gives them a natural look. To much fun.

We used Valdani 3 Strand Variegated Thread giving the piece extra depth in the design.

This pattern may be purchased at many of the fine shops listed in this blog.
 
Note: Please respect the designer, all photos and patterns in this blog are copyright and may not be copied.

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